Jun 18 2002 by Larry Stroud
ASH FLAT – The new Rock Creek Bridge in northern Sharp County was reopened to traffic this morning, announced County Judge Harold Crawford.
Jun 18 2002 by James Jefferson
LITTLE ROCK (AP) – Janet Huckabee has a lot of catching up to do if she wants to match her opponent’s fund-raising efforts in the race for secretary of state.
Jun 18 2002 by admin
First Community Bank in Batesville honored 10 retiring teachers of area school districts on May 22.
POUGHKEEPSIE – Work on a new power substation alongside state Highway 58 about four miles north of Poughkeepsie has begun by North Arkansas Electric Cooperative Inc., said James Woody, the power co
SEATTLE (AP) – Starbucks Coffee Co. pulled a promotional poster from more than 3,000 retail outlets over concerns the picture of drinks side by side might inappropriately recall the Sept. 11.
Jun 18 2002 by Sharon Knight
A Batesville man involved in a high speed chase and a vehicle accident with an Independence County Sheriff’s deputy Saturday has been charged with several misdemeanor offenses.
Just before we left home for Memphis we received a letter from Mr. Jas. F. Batte of Searcy, White County, enclosing two very fine specimens of wool from some very fine sheep belonging to Mr.
Jun 17 2002 by admin
Twenty-seven students have been awarded the high school senior academic scholarship from the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville, said Kristen Cross, financial aid director.
SEARCY – Joshua R. Jenkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ron Jenkins of Batesville, has been awarded one of Harding University’s Trustee Scholarships, which provides full tuition for eight semesters.
Two people are facing drug and theft charges in Independence County Circuit Court, according to documents filed last week in the circuit clerk’s office.
ASH FLAT – A July 22 court date has been scheduled for Third Judicial Prosecuting Attorney Stewart Lambert, his son, Zachary Lambert, and John Thurman.
Jun 17 2002 by Andrea Bruner
Orville Arms of Charlotte is retiring for the fourth time and with him goes the Independence County Board of Education office.